Social Security Division

Social Security is part of The Treasury. We are responsible for the administration of the Island's social security benefits and arrangements for occupational and personal pension schemes in relation to contributions.

We are based in Markwell House, Douglas, and have a district office in Ramsey.

We provide benefits for:

  • Bereavement
  • Families and children
  • Illness and disability
  • People in work
  • People on a low income
  • Retirement
  • Unemployment

Also falling within the remite of the Social Security Division is the Legal Aid Scheme.

Social Security General Enquiries

Markwell House

Market Street

Douglas

IM1 2RZ

Telephone:+44 1624 685656

Email:Send Email

Or by any of the telephone numbers, fax numbers or email addresses in the contact details downloadable file 'Section 20 - Benefits Information Guide'.

Social Security Telephone Monitoring Policy

All telephone calls to and from Social Security are recorded for quality purposes, to prevent crime or misuse, to ensure that our staff act in compliance with our procedures and standards and to assist in the provision of training, monitoring and service improvement.  Maintaining client confidentiality is extremely important to us, and your information will be only be used in compliance with our obligations under The Data Protection Act, 2002.  

Please read the divisions Telephone Monitoring Policy.